Jorge Fernández-Mier García is a Senior Associate in the Administrative Law, Planning and Zoning and Environmental practice at Garrigues, and a member of the Public Law Department in the Autonomous Communities of Asturias and Castilla y León.
He has extensive experience in all of the fields covered by public law, including most notably public procurement (preparation of Special Administrative Terms of Tender, assistance to procurement panels, filing of special appeals relating to procurement, late payments by the public authorities); zoning (planning, management and zoning enforcement); environmental, special properties (waterways, coasts, mines and ports); management of public services (health care, transportation, water, waste); government assets and property of the public authorities; energy; public subsidies and aid; condemnation; staff working for the public authorities, etc.
In addition, he regularly advises the public authorities, public sector entities, companies and private individuals, including the preparation of reports and opinions on all manner of issues related to his area of expertise. He also provides advice in all kinds of proceedings, in both the administrative and judicial review jurisdictions, in connection with multiple agencies and industries.
He has assisted in the preparation of draft legislation and regulations for various public authorities and regularly acts as legal counsel in appeals before the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the National Appellate Court and the High Courts of Justice.
Jorge Fernández-Mier García is a member of the Oviedo Bar Association, a contributor to the Public Procurement Observatory and a member of the Asturias Royal Academy of Jurisprudence.
Degree in Law, Universidad de Oviedo (2011).
Executive Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues and the Harvard Law School (2012).
Coauthor of the collective work “Public Employment Law in the Principality of Asturias” *, published by IUSTEL.
He regularly contributes to the newspaper Expansión and the Iuris&Lex supplement of El Economista, where he has written, among others, the following articles: “Weak points in the preliminary ruling on payments to suppliers” *, “The direct effect of EU procurement directives in the absence of a timely transposition” *, “Remarks on the CJEC’s judgment in case C-82/12: Financial Liability of the State Qua Legislator in the Tax Sphere” *, “Ownership issues in the grant of zoning licenses” *, “Launch of the electronic invoice in dealings with the public authorities” *, “The Nuisance-Causing, Insanitary, Noxious and Hazardous Activities Regulations (RAMINP): validity and status after Law 17/2009” *, etc.
(*) originally published in Spanish. See Spanish CV for more information.